It is, once again, a rather light day when it comes to notable Kindle deals. We will hope for better things next week! In the meantime, enjoy some reading:
This looks like good news to me! “Lexham Press is proud to announce a New Testament commentary series from respected biblical scholar Grant Osborne. His seminal work, The Hermeneutical Spiral, has become a standard for biblical interpretation. As a culmination of his life’s ministry, Osborne is bringing his theological acumen to an accessible, application-focused commentary. The Osborne New Testament Commentaries interpret Scripture verse by verse, bridging the gap between scholarship and the church.”
This article asks what it really means to be poor.
Fascinating: “The glow worm colonies of New Zealand’s Waitomo Caves imitate stars to confuse flying insects, then trap them in sticky snares and eat them alive.”
Dave Kraft: “I’ve been a Christian for 53 years and in vocational Christian ministry for 45 years. During this time I’ve given a great deal of thought to the content of all the many lists in Scripture. And I’ve come to the measured conclusion that, when it comes to the indispensable qualities for being a leader in the body of Christ and in life in general, there’s one characteristic that perhaps should be placed at the top: teachability.”
There’s a good challenge here for pastors.
This Day in 1721. 295 years ago today, Hans Egede, a Norwegian Lutheran missionary, landed in Greenland with a party of forty-six people. *
Nathan Busenitz of The Master’s Seminary writes about that proposed bill in California and what it would mean to an institution like theirs.
“I’ve been thinking about this lately because I see in my own life a tendency to coast—to coast in my relationships, to coast in my pursuit of godliness, to coast in my pursuit of God himself. And here are some things I’ve observed…”
I’m grateful to Moody Publishers for sponsoring the blog this week with “What the World Needs Now, It Needed Then.”
While others are congratulating themselves, I have to sit humbly at the foot of the cross and marvel that I’m saved at all. -C.H. Spurgeon